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A look at news from the Basehor area


Bonner-area man named state ‘king’ of weight loss
March 31, 2015
After Jim Erickson was diagnosed with early onset Parkinson’s, his doctor had one major instruction for him: Lose weight.
Remember When for April 2, 2015
March 30, 2015
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Easter a clear favorite for hard-boiled egg fan
March 30, 2015
One of my happiest memories of Easter is the coloring and devouring of boiled eggs.
Southern Leavenworth County Leadership Development to celebrate 25 years April 9
March 29, 2015
The Southern Leavenworth County Leadership Development Class is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year and to honor the milestone, the Class of 2015 is hosting an event.
Bonner animal group says city’s sluggish response was costly
March 24, 2015
An animal rescue group says the city may have wasted taxpayer money by taking too long to resolve an animal control issue.
State testing bird flocks in Leavenworth, Wyandotte counties
March 24, 2015
In response to the confirmed case of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in Leavenworth County, the Kansas Department of Agriculture Friday announced it has completed a survey of the area and began testing identified flocks.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs librarian Jane Rink
March 24, 2015
Jane Rink, the new children’s coordinator at the Bonner Springs City Library, shares a little about herself in this week’s Face to Face column.
Remember When for March 26, 2015
March 23, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Face to Face: Moon Marble’s Ben Breslow
March 18, 2015
Ben Breslow of Moon Marble Co. shares a bit about himself in this week’s Face to Face column.
Remember When for March 19, 2015
March 17, 2015
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25,50 and 100 years ago.
State creates quarantine zone for bird flu in rural Leavenworth, Wyandotte counties
March 16, 2015
In response to the confirmed positive case of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in Leavenworth County, the Kansas Department of Agriculture has established a quarantine zone in Leavenworth and Wyandotte counties.
KU researcher discovers Neanderthals made jewelry
March 12, 2015
It turns out Neanderthals were smarter than originally thought.
Bill would prohibit public agencies and schools in Kansas from collecting union dues
March 12, 2015
Business groups are urging Kansas lawmakers to pass a bill that would prohibit state and local government agencies, including school districts, from using their payroll systems to collect union dues.
Brownback urges Kansas House to pass GOP school funding plan
March 12, 2015
Republican Gov. Sam Brownback is urging Kansas House members to support a plan from top GOP lawmakers to overhaul how the state distributes aid to public schools.
Second to none: Longtime Bonner police chief announces retirement
City planning reception Wednesday
March 12, 2015
The Bonner Springs Police Department’s motto, Nulli Secundis, means “second to none.” And in the last 16-plus years, under the leadership of Chief John Haley, it’s clear that the department has lived up to that motto.

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